Thoroughbred Racing


TCA Announces June 2016 Award of Merit Winners

July 10, 2016

Recipients include Michele Rodriguez, Remember Me Rescue, and New Start for Horses/Pennsylvania HBPA.... Read More


Grade 1 Winner Halo America Dead at 26

July 08, 2016

The pensioned broodmare was euthanized July 7 at Old Friends due to declining health.... Read More


Rood & Riddle is 2016 Breeders' Cup Official Equine Hospital

July 02, 2016

The clinic will also serve as title sponsor of the Breeders' Cup Post-Position Draw.... Read More


Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit Concludes

June 29, 2016

Presentation topics included racing surfaces, equine injuries, and respiratory health for horses, among others.... Read More


Tampa Bay Downs, Gulfstream Park Support Equine Research

June 24, 2016

Each track has donated $10,000 in support of advancing equine medical research in Florida.... Read More


HSUS Launches Racehorse Advisory Council

June 23, 2016

The new advisory council is designed to promote higher welfare standards for the horse racing industry.... Read More


2016 Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit to be Live-Streamed

June 22, 2016

The summit will feature talks on racing surfaces, equine injuries, nutrition, biosecurity, respiratory health, and more.... Read More


TCA Elects Five to Board of Directors

June 18, 2016

Bob Beck; Terry Finley; Lesley Howard; J. David Richardson, MD; and Jaime Roth will join the board of directors.... Read More

Creator wins the 2016 Belmont Stakes in a photo finish over Destin.


Creator Surges Late to Win 2016 Belmont Stakes

June 11, 2016

Blocked behind horses with a quarter-mile to run, Creator finished strong to catch Destin and win the race by a nose.... Read More


RMTC Adds Cooper to Task Force on Glaucine

June 09, 2016

Carolyn Cooper, DVM, is the director of the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency's Equine Drug Control Program.... Read More


Stakes Winner Delay of Game Dead at 23

June 07, 2016

The 23-year-old Thoroughbred gelding was euthanized June 6 due to the infirmities of old age.... Read More


TCA Announces Award of Merit Winners for May

June 05, 2016

The award recognizes individuals or groups working to provide a better life for Thoroughbreds or those caring for them.... Read More


RMTC Forms Glaucine Task Force

June 03, 2016

Glaucine, thought to have bronchodilatory and anti-inflammatory properties, is found in the tulip poplar tree.... Read More


Belmont Stakes Fan Bash to Benefit TAA, TRF

May 29, 2016

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation work to improve racehorse aftercare.... Read More

Terence Wan, PhD, EurChem, CChem, FRSC, FAORC, head of the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Racing Laboratory.


Hong Kong Jockey Club Pioneers New Methods of Doping Control

May 27, 2016

Researchers in the club's Racing Laboratory are studying biomarkers for use in drug testing.... Read More


Exaggerator Victorious in Sloppy Preakness

May 21, 2016

Meanwhile, Uncle Lino was vanned off following the race with what appears to be a minor tendon injury.... Read More


Keeping Racehorse Feed 'On Track'

May 19, 2016

What's new in feeding today's superstar racehorses and champions of the future? In a sense, nothing and everything.... Read More


Pimlico Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance

May 15, 2016

Pimlico is home of the Preakness Stakes, the second jewel in Thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown.... Read More


Poll Recap: Derby Plans

May 10, 2016

Of the 702 respondents, 463 (66%) said they planned to watch the Kentucky Derby at home on television last week. ... Read More


Could SAA Testing Reveal Specific Injuries in Racehorses?

May 10, 2016

Soft tissue damage resulted in a larger increase in SAA levels than bone and joint injuries, researchers found.... Read More


Derby Winner Nyquist Heads to Pimlico

May 09, 2016

Trainer Doug O'Neill said the colt would depart Churchill Downs May 9 to train for the May 21 Preakness Stakes.... Read More


Nyquist Wins 142nd Kentucky Derby, Remains Unbeaten

May 07, 2016

Nyquist is the first undefeated Derby winner with eight victories since Majestic Prince in 1969.... Read More


Cathryn Sophia Wins 2016 Kentucky Oaks Before Record Crowd

May 06, 2016

Land Over Sea and Lewis Bay rounded out the top three in front of 124,589 spectators.... Read More


AAEP On Call Program to Support 2016 Derby, Oaks Telecasts

May 05, 2016

Dr. Keith Latson will be on hand to provide health reports regarding the athletes in the Kentucky Oaks and Derby races.... Read More


Field Set for 2016 Kentucky Derby

May 04, 2016

Nyquist goes off as the 3-1 favorite in the 142nd Kentucky Derby, taking place May 7 at Churchill Downs.... Read More